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Online Marketing the Wave of the Future for the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez January 16, 2014 11:15 PM
It has been a couple decades since Madonna sang the classic tune Material Girl, and it is safe to say that the song still rings true today for many. However, should she want to redo it and update it to be more fitting modern times she would need to switch the title from Material Girl to Virtual Girl. [More]

Two Upcoming Free Webinars for Self Storage Owners and Operators

by Tony Gonzalez June 6, 2013 12:53 PM
One of the great benefits of the Internet is the ability for people to hold – and attend -- online webinars. “Attending” an online webinar is much cheaper than going in person to meetings because expenses like airplane tickets, hotels, and per diem for food are not incurred. [More]

Nevada Self Storage Association Elected New Board Member

by Winnie Hsiu January 14, 2013 12:53 PM
The Nevada self Storage Association recently elected Joshua Steimle as a board member. Steimle is the CEO of Full Occupancy, a self storage web design and online marketing firm. He will be the chairman of the technology committee. Steimle has over 15 years of experience in search engine optimization, online marketing, and web design. [More]

Mario Feghali to Give Upcoming Webinar about Online Marketing and Self Storage

by Tony Gonzalez November 29, 2010 3:25 PM
Those in the self storage industry that have the spare time may want to tune in to the upcoming webinar “Measuring the Effectiveness of Your Online Marketing.” The person leading the webinar will be a man who knows a little about online marketing, Sparefoot.com co-founder Mario Feghali. [More]

Stay in One Place, Sunrise Self Storage Facilities, and Google Will Find You Eventually

by Winnie Hsiu September 22, 2010 11:57 PM
According to the United States Search and Rescue Task Force, the thing to do if you get lost is to stay in one place -- and stay together. Sunrise, Florida, and its more than 86,000 citizens have been doing just that for 50 years, since Sunrise (originally called Sunset) was first established. Yet for almost a month this summer, Google Maps sent viewers who were looking for Sunrise to Sarasota -- a city that is 200 miles away and on the other side of the state -- instead. Not only was the city of Sunrise lost, but so were all its businesses (including many self storage facilities), addresses, and even city hall, much to the mayor’s dismay. [More]
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